Welcome to the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Association:
the official website for members, media and everyone interested in breeding, buying, racing and learning about the New Zealand thoroughbred horse.

Grateful thanks to equine photographer Trish Dunell for the beautiful photos in our banner set.


Latest News:

Last call for entries for the 2015 NZB Insurance Pearl Bonus Scheme ››
30 Jul 2015 | By Nicola Griffiths Entries for the 2015 NZB Insurance Pearl Bonus Scheme close tomorrow, 31st July 2015.
Newly Appointed NZTBA Council ››
30 Jul 2015 | By NZTBA The NZTBA’s Annual General Meeting was held last Tuesday 21st July in Cambridge. Elections were held for the new Council following the retirement of John ‘O’Brien and Murray Brenton-Rule.
Nominees for next month's NZ Thoroughbred Racing and Breeding Awards ››
29 Jul 2015 | By NZ Racing Desk Waikato Stud will again be in the thick of the action when the 2015 New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing Award winners are honoured in Hamilton next month.
Karaka Stallion Parade on 31 July, 2015 ››
24 Jul 2015 | By NZB The Karaka Stallion Parade will be held for the third time at New Zealand Bloodstock prior to the commencement of the Winter Mixed Bloodstock Sale at 12pm on Friday 31 July.
Lightning Doesn't Strike Twice in the Same Place ››
23 Jul 2015 | By Lloyd Jackson     Dubbed "The Chestnut Thunderbolt" and the undisputed champion of his time, Mainbrace played a significant role in the direction and development of the New Zealand breeding industry.

Contact us:

PO Box 1058, Cambridge 3450, NZ

47 Alpha Street, Cambridge, 3450, NZ

Ph: (64 7) 827 7727 | Tollfree: 0508 222 202

Online Editor, Nicola Griffiths: nicola@nzthoroughbred.co.nz


Nominations have opened for NZB Insurance 2015 Pearl Series.
here for enrolment details



The 2015 Stallion Register is now available and has been mailed to every current NZTBA member as part of their subscription. 
If you wish to receive a copy click here to become a member. 


The 2015 Sunline Trust International Management Scholarship winner,
Benji King, has now arrived in the USA following his time in Ireland

Read his blog HERE>>


The Irish National Stud Scholarship winner Dylan Treweek has completed his time at the Irish National Stud

Read his final blog HERE>>


Visit the New Zealand Racing
Hall of Fame here

Dates to Remember

2015 Breeder Of The Year Awards

Thursday 13th August, 2015
Claudelands, Hamilton





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